When is the Music City Drum Show?

July 9th & 10th, 2022 from 10:00AM to 5:00PM CST (Daily).


Where is the Music City Drum Show held?

The Fairgrounds Nashville in Expo 3 Building. 500 Wedgewood Ave, Nashville, TN 37204

Are tickets and exhibitor booths refundable?

Tickets and exhibitor booths are non-refundable. All sales are final. Please make sure that you have carefully reviewed your order prior to finalizing your purchase.

I purchased tickets from MusicCityDrumShow.com. How do I receive the tickets?

Please make sure you print your PayPal receipt and present it at door for entry. Your ID may be required to match the name on the receipt.

Can I purchase tickets at the door?

Yes, you can purchase tickets at the door but our discounted rate is online only.

Do I need to have a PayPal account to check out?

No. Once you click "Check out with PayPal" you can click the option to "Pay with Debit or Credit Card".

Who is able to attend the Music City Drum Show?

All ages are welcome.

General admission  $10 (Daily)

Kids 5-12  $5 (Daily)

VIP admission  $100 (VIP admission will get access to the venue during times otherwise restricted to exhibitors: 1:30pm to 8pm on Friday July 8th, 2022. And 9am on Saturday and Sunday). 

Will there be raffles / door prizes at the drum show?

Yes. Raffles / door prizes will be held at 2:00pm on Sunday July 10th, 2022. Each purchased ticket on Sunday will receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win prizes.

I purchased a booth. How many exhibitor passes do I get?

Each 10' x 10' space includes up to 2 exhibitor passes. If you need more exhibitor passes, you can specify the amount on the Vendor Agreement (there's an additional fee for each exhibitor pass). Exhibitor passes should be purchased for, and used only by, personnel working your booth.

Can vendors purchase more than a 10' x 10' booth? More than a 10' x 20' booth?

Yes, vendors can purchase as many 10' x 10' booths as they need by changing the quantity at checkout.

Will there be clinics at the drum show?

Yes, there will be clinics. Clinicians will be announced.

I am interested in sponsoring the Music City Drum Show. How can I do so?

For all sponsorship opportunities, please email MusicCityDrumShow@gmail.com

I purchased a booth. Can I pick my booth location?

Yes, booth locations are on a first-come-first-serve basis when payment has been received. You can request the booth number(s) in the "Add a note" section at checkout. Please keep in mind, all transactions are time recorded, and the vendor will choose their booth number(s) accordingly from when the payment has been received.

When is load-in time for vendors?

Vendors can schedule a load-in time on July 8th, 2022. Vendors can also load-in on July 9th, 2022 from 8:00AM to 9:30AM. Any unclaimed items after 11:30AM on July 11th, 2022 will become show property.

I purchased a booth. How do I receive the Vendor Agreement?

Once you checkout a booth, click "Download" on your receipt and it will be the Vendor Agreement. Please fill out the Vendor Agreement and email it to MusicCityDrumShow@gmail.com

Will food and drink be available?

Yes, food and drink will be available to purchase.

I purchased a booth. Can I sell my products at my booth?

Yes, vendors are allowed to sell their products at their booth. It is your responsibility to collect and pay any applicable state and local sales tax.

TN tax form: https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/revenue/documents/taxes/sales/special_events/special_event_vendor_reg.pdf

Email tax form to:  revenue.support@tn.gov

Tennessee Department of Revenue phone number: 615-253-0601

Are vendors allowed to hang banners on the wall at their booth?

Per the venue's rules and regulations, nothing can be hung or taped on the walls.

Are vendors allowed to hang banners on the Pipe and Drape?

Yes, as long as the banners aren't too heavy.

What is the purpose of Music City Drum Show?

Music City Drum Show exists to unite the drumming community in the Greater Nashville area and beyond.

How do I contact the Music City Drum Show?

Feel free to contact us by email (MusicCityDrumShow@gmail.com) or by filling out the Contact form.

How can I volunteer for the drum show?

Please fill out the Contact form and mention Volunteer, and we will get back to you on how you can help.

Is there an address for vendors to ship their gear to before the drum show?

Yes, please contact us for more information. Additional fees may apply.

How much is parking?

General parking is $5. For all parking information visit this link http://www.thefairgrounds.com/facility/parking.asp

Do you have hotel accommodations you can recommend?

Yes, here are a few choices near the venue. Please note that none of these hotels agreed to any kind of special deal beyond what our attendees can get online.

  • Best Western Plus Music Row (1407 Division St, Nashville, TN 37203) 615-242-1631 (2.8 Miles)

  • Comfort Inn Downtown Nashville-Vanderbilt (1501 Demonbreun St, Nashville, TN 37203) 615-999-0000 (2.5 Miles)

  • Hyatt House Nashville / Downtown - Sobro (535 Rep. John Lewis Way S, Nashville, TN 37203) 615-248-9888 (2.2 Miles)

  • Home 2 Suites by Hilton Nashville Downtown (A, 500 5th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203) 629-255-0300 (2.3 Miles)

  • Tru By Hilton Nashville Downtown (B, 500 5th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203) 629-255-0303 (2.3 Miles)

  • The Iris Motel (656 W Iris Dr, Nashville, TN 37204) 615-669-1293 (2.0 Miles)